Why Doha Festival City is Awesome

Doha Festival City is a 600,000-square meter mall; in fact, is is the largest in Qatar as of this year. It is found in Umm Salal Mohammed, the capital of Doha.

There are more than 200 international brands in Doha Festival City, including IKEA. In addition, it contains the largest Monoprix Hypermarket in the world.

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Explore the Biggest Mall in Doha: Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City is a world-class complex that contains various kinds of indoor and outdoor entertainment, many of which are unique across Qatar. For one, it contains the first-ever VOX 4D cinema in the country.

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1. Entertainment

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There are so many choices when it comes to entertainment in Doha Festival City. Here are the most notable ones:

First, we have Angry Birds World. This theme park is the first of its kind in Qatar, and offers various educational activities for kids and thrilling rides for adults.

Juniverse is another theme park in the Festival City, dubbed as “the first city in space.” This futuristic environment features role-playing activities and rides that represent the future.

2. Shopping

Doha Festival City showcases brands that are sought after the world over. These include Centrepoint, Debenhams, Harvey Nichols, and Marks & Spencer. Of course, local fashion also takes center stage, featuring brands such as Almotahajiba, Kashkha, Louzan Fashion, and Nu.

3. Dining

Doha Festival City also offers a true fine dining experience, providing a wide array of food choices in its two food courts. The mall has cafes, chocolate or ice cream confectioneries, restaurants and fast food outlets.

Some of the cafes found in Doha Festival City are: Aimee’s Café, Angelina Café, Café Bateel, Café Coco, Costa Coffee, Hummingbird Bakery, La Maison Du Chocolat, Lina’s Paris, Paul Café, Peal Juice Bars, Starbucks and Tim Hortons.

Meanwhile, restaurants include 400 Gradi, 800 Degrees Pizza, Abd El Wahab, Asha’s Azkadenya, Bouchon, Carluccio’s, Eataly, Fauchon, Five Guys, Jamie’s Italian, Katsuya, and more.

4. Events

Doha Festival City is huge.!It has some of the best theme parks in the world, more than 500 stores and 100 restaurants. So it’s no surprise that it hosts tons of special events as well!

Some of the more recent events include Hero Time for the first day of Eid and 30th August. It features Ben 10, the famous Cartoon Network character.

Another upcoming event is Kids Club, which just officially launched at the Doha Festival City. This program will give kids access to unique experiences, signature services, and select offers.

These are just four of the many reasons why Doha Festival City is an awesome entertainment complex. Check out these other family activities you can do in Qatar as well!